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List Rules Any type of beer counts! Name the type of beer, not the brewery, if possible

The best beers in the world, as voted on by beer aficionados like you. Anyone can add their favorite brews to this list. The list updates automatically every time new beer rankings are added, making this an accurate, real-time ranking of the best beers, as chosen by the "wisdom of the crowd." Think about the top beers you've ever tasted and share your favorite beers with the world. Don't limit yourself to what's on tap at your local pub - these beverages are ranked on an international level. 

Naming the best beer in the world is a tough task - especially since taste is so subjective. The balance of hops, yeast, and malted barley all play a role in the taste of beer, yet some people prefer some of those flavors more than others. Many of the top rated beers on this list are heavy on hops, which give beer a bitter flavor and aroma. Other beers have a malt flavor that dominates the taste - giving them a sweet and buttery flavor. So while it may be difficult to name one type as the best tasting beer in the world, this list represents the range of good beers that are out there. Bottoms up and vote for your favorites!
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+ - 3,948 2,374
Guinness is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Guinness 4.1% alcohol

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2
+ - 3,508 1,910
Stella Artois is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Stella Artois 5% alcohol

3
+ - 1,555 1,062
Chimay White is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Chimay White 8% alcohol

4
+ - 1,729 1,485
Newcastle Brown Ale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Newcastle Brown Ale 4.7% alcohol

5
+ - 1,712 1,422
Blue Moon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

6
+ - 960 923
Heineken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Heineken 5.4% alcohol

7
+ - 2,006 1,303
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale 5.6% alcohol

8
+ - 1,825 944
Hoegaarden Witbier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Hoegaarden Witbier 5% alcohol

9
+ - 1,881 859
Chimay Blue is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Chimay Blue 9% alcohol

10
+ - 1,715 811
St Bernardus Abt 12 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
St Bernardus Abt 12 10% alcohol

11
+ - 1,592 825
Rochefort 10 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rochefort 10 11.3% alcohol

12
+ - 1,007 1,000
Fat Tire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

13
+ - 1,351 661
Chimay Red is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Chimay Red 7% alcohol

14
+ - 960 935
Sapporo Premium Lager is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Sapporo Premium Lager 4.5% alcohol

15
+ - 1,252 1,036
Samuel Adams Boston Lager is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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+ - 1,632 867
Leffe Blonde is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Leffe Blonde 6.6% alcohol

17
+ - 1,954 814
Moortgat Duvel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Moortgat Duvel 8.5% alcohol

18
+ - 1,168 661
Delirium Tremens is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Delirium Tremens 8.5% alcohol

19
+ - 1,187 1,270
Corona is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

20
+ - 1,070 179
Westmalle Tripel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Westmalle Tripel 9% alcohol

21
+ - 818 795
Stone IPA is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Stone IPA 6.7% alcohol

22
+ - 1,159 677
Hoegaarden Grand Cru is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Hoegaarden Grand Cru 8.7% alcohol

23
+ - 927 857
Guinness Harp Lager is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Guinness Harp Lager 5% alcohol

24
+ - 557 745
Pyramid Hefeweizen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Pyramid Hefeweizen 5% alcohol

25
+ - 829 719
Pilsner Urquell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Pilsner Urquell 4.4% alcohol

26
+ - 1,185 668
Rochefort 8 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rochefort 8 9.2% alcohol

27
+ - 920 795
Guinness Smithwicks is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Smithwick's 5% alcohol

28
+ - 839 706
Stone Brewing Co. Arrogant Bas... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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+ - 1,548 279
Westvleteren 12 (Yellow Cap) is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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+ - 767 607
Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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+ - 1,160 843
Samuel Adams Octoberfest is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Samuel Adams Octoberfest 4.75% alcohol

32
+ - 658 651
Rogue Dead Guy Ale is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rogue Dead Guy Ale 6.5% alcohol

33
+ - 558 605
Bass Pale Ale is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Bass Pale Ale 5.1% alcohol

34
+ - 572 526
Paulaner Hefeweizen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

35
+ - 1,126 485
Westmalle Dubbel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Westmalle Dubbel 7% alcohol

36
+ - 794 174
Orval is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Orval 6.2% alcohol

37
+ - 1,167 820
Guinness Draught Guinness is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

38
+ - 808 657
Murphy's Irish Stout is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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+ - 630 239
Rodenbach Grand Cru is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rodenbach Grand Cru 6.5% alcohol

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+ - 642 596
Russian River Brewery Pliny th... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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+ - 403 106
Bosteels Tripel Karmeliet is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

42
+ - 647 626
Anchor Steam is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Anchor Steam 4.9% alcohol

43
+ - 366 584
Red Stripe is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Red Stripe 4.7% alcohol

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+ - 324 345
Carlsburg is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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+ - 865 534
Chimay Grande Réserve 1997 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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+ - 593 569
Yuengling Premium Beer is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Yuengling Premium Beer 4.4% alcohol

47
+ - 631 298
Rochefort 6 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Rochefort 6 7.5% alcohol

48
+ - 541 173
St Bernardus Prior 8 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World

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+ - 594 543
Dos Equis is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Dos Equis

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+ - 716 475
Leffe Brune 6 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Beers from Around the World
Leffe Brune 6 6.5% alcohol